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Business Administration, Department
- Blechhammer 4 - 9
- 98574 Schmalkalden
- Phone: +49 3683 688-3105
Job market- and career-orientation
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Special features regarding teachingPractice-related teaching, manageable annual intakes, work in small groups and case studies, personal contact with professors, internationality.
Special features regarding the international orientationCourses taught in English and Spanish; Option to take semesters abroad at around 80 partner universities on all continents; International Business and Economics (Bachelor & Master) includes a compulsory semester abroad; The Master's programme is taught entirely in English; Many international visiting professors.
Common partner universities for exchangeEdith Cowan University in Perth, Australia; The University of Winchester, England; Reykjavik University, Iceland; University of Lethbridge Alberta, Canada; Universidad Panamericana in Guadalajara, Mexico; Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio, Madrid, Spain; University of Jaén, Spain; Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand; Eastern Washington University in Spokane, USA; St. Mary's University in San Antonio, USA
Special features regarding the equipmentThe department provides staff and students with free access to the scientific databases EBSCO, JURIS and Beck-Online. Technical facilities: several lecture theatres (all with ceiling-mounted projectors, microphone/loudspeaker system, VCR/DVD recorders); several seminar rooms (all with ceiling-mounted projectors); two PC rooms (94 places) and mobile devices (projectors, laptops, VCR/DVD recorders).
Special features regarding research and developmentStart-Ups and Tourism; Research projects: start-up research in South Thuringia, internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises in South Thuringia, cooperation opportunities to intensify innovation activities in small and medium-sized enterprises in South Thuringia, development of a monitoring system for corporate change. In addition, there are a number of other research projects, including ones in connection with cooperative doctorate programmes, e.g. Corporate Management and Control in innovative companies. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.hs-schmalkalden.de/forschung.html
Support for foundersThe university is a member of the Entrepreneurship Network of Thuringia. This membership goes back to the initiative and research achievements of the Department of Economic Sciences. This is why great emphasis is placed on teaching entrepreneurship and support for students interested in starting a business.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe department grants extended time for writing exams and/or separate exam sessions.
Characteristics of diversity advancementDue to the high percentage of international students in the Master's of International Business and Economics (90%), cultural diversity is a given. There are also an International Summer School and an international sports festival (also known as the Schmalympic Games).
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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